Catherine Jagiellon

1526 - 1583

Catherine Jagiellon

Catherine Jagiellon (Polish: Katarzyna Jagiellonka; Swedish: Katarina Jagellonica, Lithuanian: Kotryna Jogailatė; 1 November 1526 – 16 September 1583) was a Polish princess and Queen of Sweden as the first wife of King John III. As such, she was also Duchess of Finland (1562–1583) and Grand Princess of Finland (1581–1583). Catherine had significant influence over state affairs during the reign of her spouse and negotiated with the pope to introduce a counter reformation in Sweden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Catherine Jagiellon has received more than 65,394 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,699th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Catherine Jagiellon ranks 1,689 out of 14,801Before her are Ferdinand I of Naples, Randal Cremer, Pasquale Paoli, Menelik II, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, and Alexander. After her are Tvrtko I of Bosnia, King Wu of Zhou, Kamehameha I, Öz Beg Khan, Sasaki Kojirō, and Charles VIII of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1526, Catherine Jagiellon ranks 3Before her are Giuseppe Arcimboldo and Akechi Mitsuhide. After her are Elizabeth of Austria, Rafael Bombelli, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Benedict the Moor, Bâkî, Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf, Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz, and Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken. Among people deceased in 1583, Catherine Jagiellon ranks 2Before her is Nurbanu Sultan. After her are Fernão Mendes Pinto, Magnus, Duke of Holstein, Oichi, Surdas, Louis VI, Elector Palatine, Pirro Ligorio, Ivan Fyodorov, Antoinette de Bourbon, Andrey Kurbsky, and Juan de Garay.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Catherine Jagiellon ranks 103 out of 930Before her are Friedrich Bergius (1884), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Dziga Vertov (1896), Marie Walewska (1786), and Anna Anderson (1896). After her are Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Adolf Anderssen (1818), Horst Köhler (1943), Leopold Kronecker (1823), and Alfred Döblin (1878).


Among politicians born in Poland, Catherine Jagiellon ranks 20Before her are Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Casimir III the Great (1310), Donald Tusk (1957), Béla I of Hungary (1016), and Marie Walewska (1786). After her are Horst Köhler (1943), Anna Jagiellon (1523), Kurt Daluege (1897), Egon Krenz (1937), Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), and Karl Hanke (1903).

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